Awake. For a while now. ... Counting out callipers between the PUNCH-LIGHT ... that chalks the bedroom in a Blitzlicht flash. and and and BOOM —- shaking the earth. rolling out thickly to the north. ... Then it comes. leeward slanting rain stings on windows rattles in gutters I can feel the thickness of it. … Continue reading Night Storm.
I was out walking Juno the other day when we came across this neat street library. Ironically, I first saw a street library whilst on holidays in Juno, Alaska several years ago. Since then they seem to have caught on and I have seen many more during our travels. A simple sign below the library … Continue reading Street library.
https://vimeo.com/293802639 Interconnected and interbeing, we are ALL America. Pulitzer-prize winning Journalist, Author and Activist Chris Hedges, discusses modern day consumerism, totalitarian corporate power and living in a culture dominated by pervasive illusion.
Yesterday we took a short afternoon amble down 'Canyon Walk' along the banks of the Ovens river. We had been advised by locals to take care as snakes were fairly active right now and walkers had reported seeing several warming themselves on the paths in recent days. Sure enough, 10 minutes into our walk Kelly … Continue reading Snakebite first aid.
'Twas a wild and windy night last night. Kelly informs me at one point during the night she woke up Ripley was rocking about like crazy in the blow. By that time I had inserted my earplugs, pulled the doona up over my head, assumed the foetal position and was pretty much oblivious to the … Continue reading A wet river walk.
I have recently begun following Emergence Magazine. Emergence Magazine is a quarterly online publication that explores stories of ecology, culture and spirituality and their emerging connections. It includes longform stories, photo essays, and podcasts presented in a visually engaging format. The most recent edition has a great read, On Being Alone, by Craig Childs, a … Continue reading Aloneness not loneliness.